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hundreds descended on the u.s. embassy in yemen in protest, part of a wave of anti-american demonstrations that spread from egypt to iran. back in the u.s., obama made a direct appeal. >> no act of violence shakes the result of the united states of america. >> the obama administration condemned the viral video that triggered the events. >> this video is disgusting and reprehensible. >> the incidents come to days after u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed during a mob attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> we are very cautious about drawing any conclusions with regard to who the perpetrators were, what their motivations were. but the pentagon sent two warships closer to libya, but
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offered few specifics. >> we are prepared to respond to any contingency. we have not been assigned a specific mission pear cracks in the gun officials say they will assist with the investigation if called upon. nikole killion, wbal-tv 11 news. >> members of the maryland council met -- at the maryland muslim council met to condemn the violence in libya and egypt. >> we want to emphasize that this is no way allowed in our religion of islam. anyone who doesn't is not doing the right thing. we stand with our american brothers and sisters in condemning this violence. >> the nightly news team is tracking the tensions abroad. stay tuned for live coverage from overseas blush reaction from washington.
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>> state delegate tiffany alston and state prosecutors have reached an agreement to resolve the two criminal cases against her without going to trial. she is accused of using campaign funds to buy a wedding dress and using taxpayer money to pay an employee of her law warm. >> the lawyer for anne arundel county executive john leopold is asking for new testimony, alleging gender did -- gender discrimination be tossed out. attorney linda actor is attaching the new claims saying they became sensationalized. the lawsuit accuses leopold and three other men of improper conduct and sexual harassment which created a hostile workplace. leopold has also been accused of using spies to detect this
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loyalty among county employees. x and new and disturbing possible motive in connection with last month cafeteria shooting at perry hall high school. attorneys for 15-0 robert gladden say he went to school armed with a shotgun because he expected to be killed. david collins joins us from towson with the latest. >> his attorneys described that desire as suicide by cop. testimony revealed that gladden is under suicide watch. his attorneys described him as scared, depressed, and overwhelmed by his personal circumstances. according to his attorneys, 15- year-old robert gladden went to perry hall high school armed with a shotgun because he expected and desired to be killed. >> i think we are dealing with a child who primarily was motivated to commit suicide by cop. what he was doing was acting out in a terrible fashion in the hope that somebody other than him would pull the trigger for him and he would perish.
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>> one of his attorneys had previously said he took the gun to school to intimidate bullies and had no intention of pulling the trigger. baltimore county investigators would not confirm claims that he was a victim of bullying. 17-year-old daniel barley several gunshot to the back and was recently released from hospital. the guidance counselor subdued gladden, pinning him against vending machines. several others suffered minor injuries during the commotion. >> this child asked about the wellbeing of the child that was injured. we told him and he expressed relief and said that someday he would like to meet the child and his parents and express his regret for this behavior. >> robert gladden look just like this poteau as he arrived in circuit court in towson for bail review. he is charged with attempted first-degree murder.
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his attorneys tell the judge he is on suicide watch. his attorneys asked for postponement of the bail review until they've had an opportunity to look at the doctors' report. they ask the judge to art -- order a report on his own life. they will use all that information to argue for bail. >> the basic issue is his youthfulness, the fact that he is able to be reached bridget rehabilitated and he has had no prior criminal contacts. these are the kind of things the court will be asked to consider at some point. >> tears streamed from some of his family members. they have not seen him since his arrest. no court date has been set for a bail review or to hear arguments to petition the case back to juvenile court. david collins, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore county school officials are set to introduce a
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new and improved school safety and security plans for teachers and school personnel. they will learn more about how to report suspicious activity. the district may introduce a new, anonymous a tip hot line. the teachers association welcomes those new measures. >> tomorrow there will be information coming out that will help them to not only understand what their role is, but also to help the students understand what their role is. i believe a peace will be coming out for the parents as well. >> information for parents will be included in a letter from the administration. >> a man was shot on the campus of morgan state university. we brought you that breaking news yesterday at 5:00 and 6:00. officials are evaluating their response. >> things are getting back on
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track here on campus. a peaceful rally of the last 20 minutes on the other side the campus. students order to show united. after yesterday's shooting. the peaceful rally started about 20 minutes ago. police are going from building to building to make sure the a gunman is no longer on campus. many of the students are pleased with the university's response, but officials say there's always room for improvement. >> it is a bit surreal. we don't even know how to handle it. >> business as usual at morgan state university, just one day removed after a violent act forced the campus to be on lockdown. with students returning to class on thursday, the incident is still fresh on their mind, especially knowing the person responsible for shooting a man on the campus is still at large. first responder rushed to the
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campus after someone shot a man in the stomach inside the student center just before 5:00 p.m. wednesday. university officials say neither the gunman or the victims were students at the university and are calling the attack a target shooting. students received text alerts and e-mails informing them that the suspect was still at large. >> it is definitely useful because you know what areas to be around or stay away from one counsel. >> the number of students did not receive the alerts right away due to technical issues. >> what apparently happened was, the website reached overload yesterday as information started going out, and people started logging on to the website. but it was back up quickly and the logjam was fixed. >> university officials are pleased with their response to the shooting but say there's always room for improvement. for instance, the morgan state president will speak with members of the cabinet and
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others to evaluate response times to the incident. he has reached out to baltimore city government and police departments and campus security. >> we will be looking at what happened and ways that would probably can improve or enhance security on the campus and protocols for what to do in cases like this to examine how things work and what we can do to make them work better. >> at last check, the shooting victim was in critical but stable condition at johns hopkins university, and the shooter is still at large. >> there is much more ahead on 11 news at 6:00. >> what was revealed in front of the pse earlier today.
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the june derecho storm left hundreds of thousands in the dark, some for nearly a week. >> the maryland public service commission talks about how well if tillage responded during that outage. >> bge was the first of a number of companies to go in front of the pse this afternoon. the company ceo call the late
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june derecho the worst thing he has seen his 40 years at bge. the pse had questions about response and restoration time and customer complaints. is that whether event most of us will never forget. around 10:00 on june 29, straight line it rains ended at knocking out power to more than 760,000 bge customers. now after a number public hearings, the ge top brass was in front of the pse thursday to explain how the company handled the storm, which many customers had a problem with. >> there's a growing divide between customer expectations for restoration in a hurricane like versus the reality of the system that we actually have today. >> are represented told reporters the biggest problem b g e dealt with was giving accurate times as to when
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service would be restored. another problem revealed in the hearings was the fact that just before the storm, a number of contractors have been released to go work on other projects in virginia, which it kept in place may have been able to help restoration efforts go a little faster. >> is it true that whatever crews worked in the dominion territory are beholden to dominion until dominion releases them? >> my understanding of the way that would work, [indiscernible] they went on to tell the board of difficult the restoration effort was, working through extreme temperatures in getting more than 1500 out of state crews in place and still managed to get power restored and about the same time it did when irene hit, which they were prepared for. >> assuming we had a heads up and had people here, we probably
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would have restored service quicker than we did in that storm. >> the pse will take all the information from today in the previous public hearings and file a report, with findings on a future date. so far we hear that that date is unknown. lowell melser, wbal-tv 11 news. >> it was a picture-perfect afternoon. >> high pressure producing great weather for baseball. it looks like it will last for most of tomorrow. you can see there is an cloudiness approaching. not as pictu-perfect and clean tomorrow as far as the weather goes tomorrow. all the unsettled weather east of cleveland and back to the great lakes will rolled through here tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. 81 today, and normal is 79.
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a little bit above normal in the afternoon, but the morning was cool and comfortable as 55 degrees. los 70 posey added far western maryland, and around 80 degrees in the baltimore area. it will be beautiful again tonight, mainly clear skies. calm winds and son set at 7:17. the front will come sliding through here and look at the temperature contrasts. 79 in cleveland right now to 68 in chicago. there are some showers on the western side of the front with wet weather approaching chicago. look at the very narrow band of showers. is a fairly weak area of rain that will come through here east of the mountains. does not look like it will be here until tomorrow night.
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not a bad looking friday. after sunset when we have that slight risk of a thunderstorm popping up. south wins during the day with waves about 1 foot. a huge temperatures drop in western maryland. the front arrives tomorrow afternoon with a 30% chance of a shower and highs only in the low 60 pose a saturday into sunday. over the weekend down to the 40's in the mountains. to clear up nicely on the shore for the weekend. the front is even weaker by the time it gets to the coast. partly cloudy skies if the front goes through and a lot of sunshine for the weekend. the forecast around baltimore area, a continuation of the nice weather during the day tomorrow. i pressure builds back then for the weekend. comfortable temperatures, and
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the best rain chance in the next seven days comes in on monday and tuesday. then it will clear up around the middle of the week. >> this is 11 sports. >> if you thought you could sneak out of work for couple of hours to catch the orioles game without anybody noticing, forget about it. they would notice you were gone for about six hours. 14 innings, knocking off the rays 3-2. they led 1-0 for the seventh. the orioles with a 2-1 lead in front of tampa. desmond jennings comes then and is all tied at 2. orioles had bases loaded, nobody
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out, and christopher do. in the bottom of the 14th, matt joyce dives and cannot get it. adam jones in to score the winning run and the orioles week the rays in the pre-game series, winning this afternoon 3-2 in 14 innings. insanity last night followed by bedlam this afternoon. pete gilbert joins us live from the yard. just an incredible afternoon today. >> the norm now has become the spectacular. think about it, september 13, a single from #13 and another celebration that we will show you right now.
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they are having so much fun here camden yards. the orioles are alone for now in first place, a half-game ahead of the new york yankees who are getting ready to face the red sox this evening. the orioles road trip began in oakland. >> a while road trip ahead for the orioles, nine games in the next 10 days. we knew would not take long for the ravens season to get interesting. feely has an excellent, aggressive team and we have already seen what joe flacco and the ravens offense can accomplish. a lot of it comes from coordinator cam cameron trying to get the best matchup for all his assets.
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reason don't confuse that movement. >> it has to be real in the sense that does certain guys in certain places. we have tight end and people we can move, and running back southside. it is real. >> the ravens and first, the orioles in first, the weather is perfect. it does not get any better than today. that is the answer to your question. >> they with us, there is
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>> we continue to follow developments overseas in the wake of the embassy attack skilling u.s. ambassador. with the orioles dramatic finish, we cajeput fans who still believe -- we catch up with fans who still believe in
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>> it has to be picture-perfect weather. >> there may be a few clouds in the sky tomorrow, but don't be scared. during the day, another nice day. a 20% chance of an evening storm. great weather for the weekend, highs near 70 and arrange chance coming in on monday evening. >> thanks for joining us. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute
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